1. SOUNDBITE (English) Donald Trump, U.S. President
"I say to our great great warriors Hello and Happy Thanksgiving we're celebrating Thanksgiving. Over in the United States as you know and you're celebrating it wherever you are at all parts of the world and we'll be talking to you individually. We're honored to be joined on today's call by great patriots. You are really great patriots representing each branch of the American armed services. Melanie and I want to express our profound gratitude for the extraordinary sacrifices you make to defend our nation while you're away from your families and loved ones. I hope you'll take solace in knowing that all of American families that you hold so close to your heart are all doing well the nation is doing well economically better than anybody in the world with a hot nation of the world and it's nice to know you're fighting and you're fighting for something that's doing well and that's our country."
2. SOUNDBITE (English) Donald Trump, U.S. President
"I want to begin by welcoming Col. Stephanie Barton and the men and women of the 100 and 1st Airborne Division. These are real warriors and you have the Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade and they are joining us from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan where our soldiers are providing invaluable aid and combined joint area operations throughout Afghanistan.You are doing an incredible job. A lot of progress has been made and your courage truly inspires us all.
SOUNDBITE (English) Donald Trump, U.S. President
"Happy Thanksgiving as well to Capt. Pat Hannafin and all of the sailors aboard the USS Ronald Reagan. Great ship. Your ship's motto is one that we embrace every day. Peace through strength. That's what the motto is, and we have that motto at home."